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MDA EarthSat Weather expand wind generation forecast to include Europe

2nd August 2012

MDA EarthSat Weather, a consulting group for weather risk and commodity weather products and services, have announced the expansion of their current wind generation forecast product range. They are expanding their focus beyond the U.S. and will now offer forecast data and information for stations in the UK, Ireland, and Germany bringing their forecasts and […]

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GE Energy and WSI launch wind forecasting products

11th May 2009

I spotted an interesting press release on the website of GE Energy today which I thought relevant to our readership. It discusses a partnership between GE Energy and WSI Corporation which will offer more accurate forecasting tools to owners and operators of wind farms and their transmission or distribution partners. Technology will be developed to […]

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Weather risk management not working for Washington Gas?

19th February 2009

Earlier this month I wrote about Star Gas Partners and their 10Q report which left you with the impression that they had failed to protect themselves against the vagaries of the weather even though they run what seems a decent weather risk management program. The 10Q perhaps highlighted that just having weather risk insurance and […]

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